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Welcome to North Karelia Event

Welcome to Joensuu networking event 4.10.2019 13:00-16:00!


Annually, hundreds of international students come to the greater Joensuu region, typically for a few years to study, and along the way many decide to stay in Finland. We warmly welcome international degree students to the Welcome to Joensuu Event and to the region of North Karelia. During the event, you will have the possibility to meet local businesses and organizations, as well as network with other international students studying at UEF, Karelia UAS and Riveria. Spaces are limited, so make sure to register on time, you won’t want to miss this event!


4.10.2019 1pm-4pm (Doors open and sign-in begins at 12:30pm)


Kerubi Restaurant, Siltakatu 1, 80100 Joensuu


5€, inc. buffet lunch


13:00 Introduction to Joensuu

Welcome to Joensuu, Kari Karjalainen, Mayor of Joensuu
Karelians in a Global World, Heli Räsänen, Regional Council of North Karelia, Marketing Manager
Grow with Joe, Harri Palviainen, Business Joensuu, CEO
Recruiting International Talents, Kristiina Arola, Fastroi Ltd, HR Manager
Working in Finland, Riikka Simonen, TalentHub Joensuu Project, Karelia UAS, Project Manager
Local Company Pitches

14:00 Networking

You will be split into two different groups (Group 1 / Group 2), the first group goes to lunch and the other networks through different company/organization stands. Then the groups switch.
Group 1 Lunch
Group 2 Networking


Group 1 Networking
Group 2 Lunch

16:00 Closing words & Lehtiä Ilosaaressa ticket winners announced

After the event, you will have plenty of time to attend the Lehtiä Ilosaaressa Concert, if you want to get familiar with Finnish music.


Pohjapiirros kuva

kv tapahtuman logot

organisation logos

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